Alex Menichini Reaches Semifinals at HEB Baylor Intercollegiate

Sept. 27, 2003

WACO, Texas

Senior Alex Menichini, ranked 47th nationally, of the TCU men's tennis team continued his winning ways Saturday at the HEB Baylor Intercollegiate, advancing to the semifinals of the gold singles flight with a pair of wins. Menichini now faces the most challenging opponent of his career in Baylor's Benedikt Dorsch, who is currently the No. 1-rated player in the country. The match is scheduled for 9 a.m. CDT. Robert Gallman also had a successful day for TCU, winning two matches in the consolation draw of the gold flight. Gallman will also face a top-ranked contender from Baylor, No. 17 Benjamin Becker, in the quarterfinals tomorrow at 9 a.m. CDT. Complete results from the day are listed below. Fans can track all the action as it happens by visiting The tournament ID is 5129987.

Singles Gold Flight - Round of 16
#47 Alex Menichini (TCU) def. #99 Matija Zgaga (Baylor) 6-2, 2-6, 6-4

Singles Gold Flight - Quarterfinals
#47 Alex Menichini (TCU) def. Nick Goldberg (Brown) 6-2, 6-2

Doubles Gold Flight - Round of 16
Henry Gers/Jasmin Hodzic (New Mexico) def. Jacob Martin/Alex Menichini (TCU) Wo (inj)

Doubles Green Flight - Quarterfinals
Javier Easton/Christian Oliver (Lamar) def. Collin Hart/Craig Stopa (TCU) 8-6
Juan Pablo Alatorre/Naeem Kath (Lamar) def. Robert Gallman/Andrew Ulrich (TCU) Wo (inj)

Singles Gold Flight Consolation - Round of 32
Robert Gallman (TCU) def. Tas Tobias (Texas) 6-4, 6-2
Garrett Snyder (Texas) def. Jacob Martin (TCU) 7-6, 6-3

Singles Gold Flight Consolation - Round of 16
Robert Gallman (TCU) def. Garrett Snyder (Texas) 7-6, 4-6, 6-4



Singles Green Flight Consolation - Round of 16
Naeem Kath (Lamar) def. Craig Stopa (TCU) 6-7, 6-4, 6-2
Teddy Diblasi (Texas Tech) def. Collin Hart (TCU) 6-4, 6-2
Andrew Ulrich (TCU) def. Jake Frederick (Texas A&M-Corpus Christi) 6-0, 6-1

Singles Green Flight Consolation - Quarterfinals
Petri Van Rensburg (Texas-Arlington) def. Andrew Ulrich (TCU) 7-5, 6-3


Singles Gold Flight - Semifinals
#47 Alex Menichini (TCU) vs. #1 Benedikt Dorsch (Baylor), 9 a.m. CDT

Singles Gold Flight Consolation - Quarterfinals
Robert Gallman (TCU) vs. #17 Benjamin Becker (Baylor), 9 a.m. CDT

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